Please introduce your band. How did you decide to form Abstrakt?
Hey i’m Krzysztof Podsiadło, the vocalist of Abstrakt which consists of 5 members: Łukasz Simiński the drummer, Maciej Dados the synth/keybord player, Michał Fiałka the guitarist and Jakub Puszyński the bassist. Well I joined the band in 2013 and that was 3 years after the band was formed and way later then the core of the band (Łukasz, Jakub, Michał) met each other and started playing. From the stories that my band mates told me, Abstrakt wasn’t really a decision but just a consequence of playing together for a long time.
This may be a bit of a chiche question, but can you tell us about your influences?
What i love about Abstrakt is that each of us have a bit different taste when it comes to music (other stuff as well : P) so each of the instruments has its own favorites among the stars. Nonetheless there are some bands that we all love like Tool or Blindead for instance.
How would you define your sound?
I don’t think it needs a defining. Try it yourself and make your own opinion : ).
Last year you released your album ‘Limbosis’. How did the recording sessions go?
Well it wasn’t all that “rosy and peachy”. Since we have different tastes we also had arguments on how the album should sound like. We also had some issues with binaural sounds.
I realize that ‘’Limbosis’’ is a concept album. Can you give us some background to it ?
Limbosis is a story about a nameless character which had a sort of epiphany during a dream. He woke up alone in an unknown place, but his solitude was ended fast by the arrival of the white eyed bus driver which took our hero for a journey throughout his weaknesses and cognitive biases.
What inspires you the most?
The Potential of Creating.
You made a video clip for ‘Liars Symphony’. Where was it flimed? How long did it take you to film it?
It was filmed at Poznan Citadel in Poznań, Poland. A couple of months. It took some time because we had other things to do at the time.
What are you listening to these days?
Blindead – Absence on replay.
Any live shows planned for this year?
Of course! The biggest one for the moment will take place in the progressive rock festival in Gniewkowo on 2 of July. Stay in touch with our facebook page for actualizations.
What does the future hold for Abstrakt?
We are currently working on our second album which will also be a concept album with a sci-fi world. We are trying to make a whole universum. Besides that I eager to know myself : ).